take+a+vote

  • 1 vote — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 choice/decision made by voting ADJECTIVE ▪ electoral ▪ majority ▪ huge, massive (esp. BrE), overwhelming, resounding (esp. BrE) …

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  • 2 vote — I n. collective opinion as determined by voting 1) to take a vote on (a motion) 2) to put a motion to a vote; to bring a motion to a vote 3) to influence, swing a vote (recent events swung the vote in our favor; the press can influence the vote)… …

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  • 3 vote — vote1 W3S3 [vəut US vout] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in election/to support)¦ 2 vote somebody into/out of power/office/parliament etc 3¦(choose for prize)¦ 4¦(money)¦ 5 vote something a success/the best etc 6 I vote ... 7 vote with your wallet 8 vote with your …

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  • 4 vote — ▪ I. vote vote 2 noun 1. [countable] when a group of people vote in order to decide or choose something: • The results of the vote were surprising 80% of workers favoured strike action. • Creditors will take a vote on the reorganization plan… …

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  • 5 vote — vote1 [ vout ] verb *** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to formally express an opinion by choosing between two or more issues, people, etc.: vote for/in favor of/against: 68 percent of the union voted against striking. I m going to vote for… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 6 vote */*/*/ — I UK [vəʊt] / US [voʊt] verb Word forms vote : present tense I/you/we/they vote he/she/it votes present participle voting past tense voted past participle voted 1) [intransitive/transitive] to formally express an opinion by choosing between two… …

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  • 7 vote — n. & v. n. 1 a formal expression of choice or opinion by means of a ballot, show of hands, etc., concerning a choice of candidate, approval of a motion or resolution, etc. (let us take a vote on it; gave my vote to the independent candidate). 2… …

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  • 8 vote — /vəυt/ noun the act of marking a paper or holding up your hand, to show your opinion or to show who you want to be elected ♦ to take a vote on a proposal, to put a proposal to the vote to ask people present at a meeting to say if they do or do… …

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  • 9 Vote splitting — is an electoral effect in which the distribution of votes among multiple similar candidates reduces the chance of winning for any of the similar candidates, and increases the chance of winning for a dissimilar candidate.Vote splitting most easily …

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  • 10 Take Ionescu — Prime Minister of Romania In office December 18, 1921 – January 19, 1922 Monarch Ferdinand I of Romania Preceded by …

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  • 11 take — I UK [teɪk] / US verb Word forms take : present tense I/you/we/they take he/she/it takes present participle taking past tense took UK [tʊk] / US past participle taken UK [ˈteɪkən] / US *** 1) [transitive] to move something or someone from one… …

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  • 12 take*/*/*/ — [teɪk] (past tense took [tʊk] ; past participle taken [ˈteɪkən] ) verb [T] I 1) to move or carry someone or something from one place to another Remember to take a pen with you.[/ex] What time do you take Amy to school?[/ex] The cat had to be… …

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  • 13 vote — 1 noun 1 CHOICE (C) a choice or decision that you make by voting in an election or meeting: The Democratic Party is counting on your vote. (+ for/against): There were 402 votes for Mr Williams, and 372 against. | cast your vote (=vote in a… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 vote — Synonyms and related words: Australian ballot, Hare system, OK, PR, absentee voting, acceptance, adherence, admiration, approbation, approval, aye, back, back up, ballot, ballot box stuffing, be enfranchised, be implicated in, bear a hand,… …

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  • 15 vote in — verb elect in a voting process (Freq. 1) They voted in Clinton • Hypernyms: ↑choose, ↑take, ↑select, ↑pick out • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …

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  • 16 Vote counting for Zimbabwean presidential election, 2008 — This article gives details about the vote counting system for the 2008 Zimbabwe presidential electionIn its preliminary report on March 30, the SADC observer mission gave the election a positive assessment, although it noted some concerns. Jose… …

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  • 17 take — take1 [ teık ] (past tense took [ tuk ] ; past participle tak|en [ teıkən ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 move something/someone ▸ 2 cause someone/something to move ▸ 3 perform action ▸ 4 need something ▸ 5 accept ▸ 6 win prize/election ▸ 7 reach out and get ▸… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 take — 1. verb 1) she took his hand Syn: lay hold of, get hold of; grasp, grip, clasp, clutch, grab Ant: give 2) he took an envelope from his pocket Syn: remove …

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  • 19 take away — verb 1. remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state (Freq. 5) Their dreams carried the Romantics away into distant lands The car carried us off to the meeting I ll take you away… …

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  • 20 take on — verb 1. take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect (Freq. 10) His voice took on a sad tone The story took a new turn he adopted an air of superiority She assumed strange manners The gods assume human or animal form in these fables • Syn: ↑ …

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